Period
to 26 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 6 months to 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 96 73
Rank change year-on-year +25 -23 -6
Permanent jobs citing LAN 23 20 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.32% 1.51% 2.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.40% 12.90% 15.65%
Number of salaries quoted 19 19 36
Somerset median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -18.75%
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,850 £16,125
90th Percentile £42,500 £49,000 £52,375
South West median annual salary £38,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +16.92% -4.41% -2.86%

LAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 125 155 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 12.59% 11.71% 18.71%
Number of salaries quoted 103 110 211
Somerset median annual salary £34,000 £41,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.07% +18.57% -
10th Percentile £23,225 £26,200 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,250 £52,500 £61,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% +1.35%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Somerset

LAN
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN in Somerset.

Salary trend for LAN in Somerset

LAN
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Somerset over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Salary histogram for LAN in Somerset

LAN
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 26 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +26 20 £32,500 -6.47% 3
Street +1 2 £40,000 -33.33%
LAN
South West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for LAN.

1 22 (95.65%) WAN
2 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
3 17 (73.91%) VMware
4 16 (69.57%) Cisco
4 16 (69.57%) WLAN
4 16 (69.57%) Windows
4 16 (69.57%) Windows Server
5 15 (65.22%) Data Centre
5 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (65.22%) SAN
6 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (52.17%) PowerShell
7 11 (47.83%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (47.83%) Firewall
7 11 (47.83%) Finance
7 11 (47.83%) Network Monitoring
8 10 (43.48%) Incident Management
8 10 (43.48%) CheckPoint
9 9 (39.13%) DNS
10 7 (30.43%) Linux
10 7 (30.43%) SQL
10 7 (30.43%) DHCP
11 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
11 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
11 6 (26.09%) Citrix
11 6 (26.09%) VLAN
11 6 (26.09%) Wireless
12 5 (21.74%) Symantec
12 5 (21.74%) NetApp

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (21.74%) SaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (95.65%) WAN
2 16 (69.57%) WLAN
3 15 (65.22%) SAN
4 11 (47.83%) Firewall
5 9 (39.13%) DNS
6 7 (30.43%) DHCP
7 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
7 6 (26.09%) VLAN
7 6 (26.09%) Wireless
8 5 (21.74%) Ethernet
8 5 (21.74%) VoIP
9 1 (4.35%) BGP
9 1 (4.35%) Internet
9 1 (4.35%) OSPF
9 1 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (4.35%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Billing
2 1 (4.35%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 10 (43.48%) Infrastructure Support
1 10 (43.48%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 10 (43.48%) Support Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Administrator
2 6 (26.09%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (21.74%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (21.74%) Network Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Systems Support
4 1 (4.35%) Client Services Manager
4 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) IT Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) IT Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Managed Services Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) HTML5
1 1 (4.35%) JSON
1 1 (4.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (65.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
1 16 (69.57%) Windows Server
2 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (30.43%) Linux
4 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Disaster Recovery
1 11 (47.83%) Network Monitoring
2 10 (43.48%) Incident Management
3 5 (21.74%) WAN Optimisation
4 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Business Development
5 1 (4.35%) Business Transformation
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Computer Security
5 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps
5 1 (4.35%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) PowerShell
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.35%) PHP
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) CCNA
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.35%) MCSE
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.35%) Docker
4 1 (4.35%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Nagios
1 1 (4.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 17 (73.91%) VMware
3 16 (69.57%) Cisco
4 10 (43.48%) CheckPoint
5 6 (26.09%) Citrix
6 5 (21.74%) NetApp
6 5 (21.74%) Oracle
6 5 (21.74%) Riverbed
6 5 (21.74%) Symantec
7 1 (4.35%) Juniper
7 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.35%) SAP